Archives / 2013 / May
  • Ford Fusion named to Best Family Cars list by

    Tags: Ford, Fusion, Kelley Blue Book

    The all-new Ford Fusion was named to the list of Best Family Cars of 2013. Kelley Blue Book editors noted that with its “eye-catching exterior, the Fusion stands out with a variety of powertrains that includes two hybrid options and a pair of turbocharged engines, plus available all-wheel-drive and enough tech features to make a geek swoon.” The redesigned Fusion is the first sedan to offer gasoline, hybrid and plug-in hybrid powertrains, giving customers leading fuel economy and underscoring Ford’s commitment to provide power of choice. Additionally, Fusion offers an unprecedented portfolio of driver-assistance and convenience technologies based on sensors, cameras and radar that enable the car to see and … more

  • Ford Fusion Energi Earns Top Vehicle Safety Rating from NHTSA

    Tags: Ford, Fusion, awards

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) awards the all-new 2013 Ford Fusion Energi a five-star Overall Vehicle Score in its New Car Assessment Program (NCAP)

    2013 Ford Fusion was also named Top Safety Pick+ by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the highest recommendation the organization has for vehicle safety

    In addition to top safety marks, Fusion Energi also achieves EPA-rated fuel economy of 100 MPGe combined, including 108 MPGe city/92 MPGe highway

    DEARBORN, Mich., May 20, 2013 – The 2013 Ford Fusion Energi has earned the highest possible “five-star” Overall Vehicle Score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The five-star rating is the U.S. … more

  • Galpin in Street Rodder

    Tags: Galpin Auto Sports, Hot Rod

    Beau Boeckmann | NORTH HILLS, CA | '34 Ford Coupe Melding the finest styling cues from the mid-60s show car era into one car is no small feat. Dave Shuten of Galpin Auto Sports in Van Nuys, CA, used only one-off and era-correct parts. Accented by a 3-1/2 inch chop, wedge channel, and a 427ci V-8, the coupe's signature vibe was laid down by Darryl Hollenbeck at Vitage Color Studio. The Galpin Auto Sports collection includes some wild show cars from the '60s. The Ice Truck was originally built by Dan Woods in 1968 who spent his early years working for Ed Roth. It was restored by Galpin Auto Sports collection director and master builder Dave Shuten. To know more Click Here The Great Contender : Beau Boeckmann's Iron Orchid For reasons … more